Holy Polar ‘Pods, Batman! Tetrapods In The Strangest Places

An artist’s reconstruction of the 360 million-year-old Late Devonian world in which the first known polar tetrapods lived. Tutusius, right, eyes potential prey while Umzantsia, left, dives deeper into the brackish estuary the animals called home. All animals and plants shown have been found as fossils at the same South African site. (Credit: Maggie Newman) Hey, tetrapod! Yeah, I’m talking to you. There’s a big update to the story of the earliest tetrapods — the first four-limbed vertebrates t
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